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Tue Apr 13, 2021, 07:48 PM

Watchdog Group Sues for Records on Whether Investigation of Erik Prince Was 'Influenced' by 'DOJ Off

Source: Law & Crime

Officials Seeking to Accommodate’ Trump

A government watchdog group on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing the Justice Department of violating federal public records laws by wrongfully withholding non-exempt documents pertaining to an investigation of whether mercenary and Donald Trump ally Erik Prince lied to Congress amid the Russia probe.

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) claimed that the government had failed to follow the law by not providing responses to its requests for public information concerning the Prince probe and whether it may have been affected by the Blackwater founder’s close ties to the Trump administration.

The request stems from Prince allegedly providing false testimony to the House Intelligence Committee in 2017 when discussing his meetings with a Russian banker in the Seychelles islands in early 2017.

As previously reported by Law&Crime, Prince was accused of lying about the genesis of the meetings by calling them “chance” encounters when he was actually involved in planning the gatherings. He also allegedly lied by claiming he was not acting as a Trump representative when, in fact he was being briefed and debriefed before and after the meetings by Trump’s camp.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/watchdog-group-sues-for-records-on-whether-investigation-of-erik-prince-was-influenced-by-doj-officials-seeking-to-accommodate-trump/ar-BB1fCaGM?li=BBnb7Kz

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Reply Watchdog Group Sues for Records on Whether Investigation of Erik Prince Was 'Influenced' by 'DOJ Off (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 2021 OP
empedocles Apr 2021 #1
bucolic_frolic Apr 2021 #3
empedocles Apr 2021 #4
Chin music Apr 2021 #2
BobTheSubgenius Apr 2021 #5
summer_in_TX Apr 2021 #6

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 07:51 PM

1. 'The Process' keeps grinding away

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Response to empedocles (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 07:59 PM

3. That's an astute observation

We all want substantial justice, the sooner the better, but there are hundreds of moving pieces to the puzzle, many or most interdependent to some minor or major degree. They have to be rolled up in the correct order for the most effect.

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 09:02 PM

4. In criminal prosecutions they roll up the chain, in correct order - hopefully,

in these cases to the most effect.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 10:27 PM

5. Erik Prince turns out to be a bad guy?

Say it isn't so.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Apr 13, 2021, 10:43 PM

6. Glad to see the hounds of justice have stayed on the trail

of that demon from the netherworld.

Evil is as evil does.

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